View Workshop: Taking Your School Library From Good to Great

Workshop NameTaking Your School Library From Good to Great
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Workshop Short DescThis four week book study will lead school librarians through an evaluation of current library services so each may determine areas of weaknesses in need of improvement. Books used by the facilitator include Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for the Over-Worked Librarian by Nancy Dowd, Mary Evangeliste, and Jonathan Silberman; and Marketing With Social Media by Beth C. Thomsett-Scott. Various articles and ALA's Toolkit for Marketing will also be used for instruction and discussion.
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School Year2020-2021
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Online Course TypeZoom
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Category510 - Library Services
SubcategoryLibrary Services
Provider529 - Professional Development
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Duration2 Hours
LevelSED CODES 1,2,3,4
Total Workshop Days1.0
Credit Hours2.00
Days To Bill0.5
Participants Must Attend All DaysNo
District Always Pays Participant FeeYes
Participant Approval NeededNo
Scoring ExamsNo
Assigned SeatingNo
Assigned Seating By TableNo
Limit One District Per TableNo
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Workshop Full DescThis four week book study will lead school librarians through an evaluation of current library services so each may determine areas of weaknesses in need of improvement. Books used by the facilitator include Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for the Over-Worked Librarian by Nancy Dowd, Mary Evangeliste, and Jonathan Silberman; and Marketing With Social Media by Beth C. Thomsett-Scott. Various articles and ALA's Toolkit for Marketing will also be used for instruction and discussion. Each participant will create a plan of action using SMART goals, which will drive their PD for 2020-2021.
Workshop Audience-School librarians
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Workshop ObjectivesLibrarians will:
- Identify school's vision and mission statements
- Consult the S.L.M.P.E. rubric which lists components of an exemplary school library program
- Create a S.W.O.T. analysis of their library program
- Analyze portions of texts from books and articles and participate in topic related discussions with colleagues
- Discuss various strategies for increasing weaknesses and building on strengths
- Develop S.M.A.R.T. goals for their library program and choose an accountability partner
Assessment of LearningLibrarians will:
- Submit school's vision and mission statement to the facilitator
- Submit a copy of their S.L.M.P.E. rubric (self-evaluation of library program)
- Submit a copy of the S.W.O.T. analysis
- Participate in Zoom breakout rooms to discuss readings
- Develop and submit S.M.A.R.T. goals for their library program that will help drive PD for 2020-2021
- Choose an accountability partner for the 2020-2021 academic year
Workshop Topics-Evaluating the school library
-Marketing the school library
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Submitted For Approval06/18/2020
Approved06/18/2020
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CTLE EligibleYes
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Workshop Id1604
Added ByLaurie Sledge
BocesCattaraugus-Allegany BOCES
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Entry Date06/18/2020 12:13:44
Last Modified Date06/18/2020 12:15:42

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Learning Standards

  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 4 Learning Environment
  • 6 Responsibilities Collaboration
  • 7 Professional Growth